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Is it ok to see an ENT for this vertigo & ringing in ears & headache? B/c gp gave me antivert (meclizine) and said give it a month-its been 2 weeks I've had enough

Is it ok to see an ENT for this vertigo & ringing in ears & headache? B/c gp gave me antivert (meclizine) and said give it a month-its been 2 weeks I've had enough

ENT referral: Hello. Seeking a second opinion is always a good idea for any condition. The more you are educated, the better the decision you can make regarding your care. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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Fluid in middle ear, doc gave antivert, zyrtec, nasacort, (triamcinolone) how long take to dry up fluid in ear? Repeat bouts, can you stop it from happening again?

Fluid in middle ear, doc gave antivert, zyrtec, nasacort, (triamcinolone) how long take to dry up fluid in ear? Repeat bouts, can you stop it from happening again?

Keep nose open: Fluid in the middle ears is usually from obstruction of the eustachean tube opening. If you have had repeated bouts, it may be worthwhile for you to consult an allergist to find out why. ...Read more

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I've been having dizziness/head rushes. I've been seen but all I get is a prescription for Antivert, (meclizine) which I can't take. What can I do?

See neurologist: You detail symptoms but no diagnosis. Antivert (meclizine) is helpful but not the only medicine o treat this problem. First, we need a correct diagnosis to determine if this is a blood pressure, inner ear, brain stem, or other cause. Then, can the best treatment can follow. ...Read more

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Meclizine hydrochloride is it good for tinnitus? I bought Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) All Day and it has 25 mg of that ingredient. How should I take this medication?

Meclizine hydrochloride is it good for tinnitus? I bought Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) All Day and it has 25 mg of that ingredient. How should I take this medication?

For dizziness: To my knowledge, meclizine is an antihistamine (blocks H1 receptors and has anti-cholinergic properties. I gave always prescribed it for dizziness, not aware that it can impact tinnitus though I suppose nothing is impossible. ...Read more

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What can I do to minimize ringing in ear?

What can I do to minimize ringing in ear?

Tinnitus: Not many things truly help... Try lipoflavinoid otc supplement. Also, other background noise can drown it out. ...Read more

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Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Yes: Medications are a notorious cause of tinnitus. The list is exhaustive, with Aspirin and quinine being the most recognized. ...Read more

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What do you reccomend to do for tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?

What do you reccomend to do for tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?

Tough problem: Sometimes it is as simple as too much wax in the ears, so an easy first step is to see your pcp to get your ears examined. Assuming you are wax free, it is worth a visit to an ear nose and throat doctor and/or audiologist to see if you have any hearing loss. Hearing loss is the most common cause of tinnitus- basically- the background noise is now audible rather than drowned out by normal hearing. ...Read more

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What is it like to have success with a tinnitus (ringing in the ears) cure?

What is it like to have success with a tinnitus (ringing in the ears) cure?

Happiness: If you have had relief of your tinnitus, then I would assume that you would be happy. But maybe, the question is more about HOW to get a cure for the perception of sound in your ear (tinnitus)? There is no medicine or surgery at the present time to resolve tinnitus except masking and learning live with it. Most important is to make sure you do not have any serious peripheral or central problem. ...Read more

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What is the probability that my tinnitus (ringing in the ear) will go away?

Depends: It depends on whether you are expecting it to be truly gone or if you are okay with being apathetic to it. It will never go away. Background noise to drown it out will make you apathetic to it. 75% chance that this will happen. ...Read more

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My Son had big expose to Noise today and having ringing ear on the left side, may this be tinnitus? How can I know is not something severe? (Age: 12)

My Son had big expose to Noise today and having ringing ear on the left side, may this be tinnitus?  How can I know is not something severe? (Age: 12)

Do not be alarmed: The ringing in the ear is tinnitus and very likely from your son's exposure to the loud noise but if exposure is not chronic as suggested by your history, it is not likely to cause permanent damage. Please consult with any of the ENT in the network if ringing persists after 24 to 48hrs for further advise. Take care and stay healthy. ...Read more

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High pitched noise/ringing in ear. Silence in ear before it happens.

High pitched noise/ringing in ear. Silence in ear before it happens.

Tinnitus: The ringing in your ear is called tinnitus and usually is a sign of changes in your hearing. This can be secondary to prior loud noise exposure, such as loud music, headphones, working around jet engines, but can accompany other inner ear conditions such as Meniere's. Audiometric exams can help quantify and design treatment measures. ...Read more

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Hi I just read the ringing in ears is due to tinnitus. Any medicine, drop that can make it better. What can I do now!!!

Investigate.: There's really no medication, sight unseen, that can help tinnitus universally. If your tinnitus is due to inflammation, then there may be a medication that can help. If your tinnitus is due to damage, then this may be permanent. We won't know for sure without an investigation by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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Stuffiness and ringing in ear that will be bothersome for a few days go away for 2 days then bother again dr said ear looked perfectly fine what's up?

Stuffiness and ringing in ear that will be bothersome for a few days go away for 2 days then bother again dr said ear looked perfectly fine what's up?

More w/up: Sometimes pressure on the ear canal can be from compression from a sinus infection or sinus allergies. The ear will look fine, since the problem is in the sinus. If this persists and your primary care physician cannot find the source, ask for a referral to an eent dr. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of ears ringing with tinnitus remedies?

What do I do to get rid of ears ringing with tinnitus remedies?

Many causes: Maintaining tinnitus is often the best that some treatments provide. Determining the cause of tinnitus is difficult. Start with a very thorough history and exam with your doctor. Keeping a home diary of the ringing events, or what may increase it or decrease would be valuable- write down your what you are eating, pain if any, what ear/ears, lying down or upright. The supplement ginkgo may help. ...Read more

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I am so sick of tinnitus, how could TMJ cause ringing in the ear, is their nerve between TMJ & ear?

I am so sick of tinnitus, how could TMJ cause ringing in the ear, is their nerve between TMJ & ear?

3 theories: 3 theories behind why TMJ problems may cause/worsen tinnitus. 1)the chewing muscles are near some muscles that insert into the middle ear so may have effect on hearing, and so may promote tinnitus. 2)can be a direct connection between ligaments that attach to jaw and one of middle ear hearing bones.3)nerve supply from TMJ has connections with parts of brain involved with both hearing & sound inter ...Read more

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I have mild pulsatile tinnitus. Taking a med with low risk of "ringing in ears". No difference so far on the pulsatile. Is the med safe to be taken?

I have mild pulsatile tinnitus. Taking a med with low risk of "ringing in ears". No difference so far on the pulsatile. Is the med safe to be taken?

Tinnitus: Pulsatile tinnitus is usually caused a blood traveling through an artery around or near the ear. Is the medicine you are taking suppose to stop the tinnitus? IF you are asking if it will cause more pulsatile tinnitus, it is hard to answer that without knowing what the medicine is you are taking. Different medications more apt to cause tinnitus than others. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ear & hearing loss?

Ear: You really need to check it out as soon as possible. It may just be wax but it also might be a sudden hearing loss which requires treatment with steroids as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is ringing in ear related to wisdom tooth?

Is ringing in ear related to wisdom tooth?

No: Ringing in the ear is not related to your wisdom teeth. Most frequently it is an inner ear problem or a problem with the auditory nerve. It is best to see an ENT surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can dizziness ringing in ear and some nausea be an avm?

Can dizziness ringing in ear and some nausea be an avm?

Probably not: This can all be caused by a problem in the inner ear, most likely vertigo. Vertigo may be caused by a viral infection of the inner ear, or just a benign occurrence. Since avms are chronic anatomical anomalies it is not likely that it would cause symptoms to start suddenly or be localized to one spot (the inner ear). However, it is not impossible. See your doctor if it does not get better. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears (tinnitus) side effect citalopram?

Ringing in ears (tinnitus) side effect citalopram?

Not seen: As noted in other response, I've seen with wellbutrin and meds affecting norepinephrine such as cymbalta (duloxetine). Anxiety makes it worse. Check hearing and consider low dose of klonopin. ...Read more

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Can tinnitus be cured? I have it in my left ear and the ringing is so loud.

Can tinnitus be cured? I have it in my left ear and the ringing is so loud.

Probably not.: Tinnitus usually varies in intensity over time and might be improved by some otc supplements (e g arches), prescription meds (e g nortriptyline), and avoiding stress, alcohol, salt, caffeine, and loud noise. Sinister causes of tinnitus are rare, but unilateral symptoms are a little more likely to be something serious, so get checked out by an audiologist and/or ENT physician. ...Read more

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Are there no tinnitus treatments at all? Ringing in ears started a few weeks ago, as well as crackling in neck when I turn it. Related? Remedies?

Tinnitus: Great question. Depends on the source. The neck can cause ear noises as well as the jaw. Caffeine, stress, chocolate, ibuprofen and aspirin may as well. See and ENT to check it out ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tinnitus? Or worsen ringing in ears? It seems like i always had faint ringing, it seems worse now. But I'm struggling with anxiety.

Yes, anxiety can: Make your tinnitus worse. I can make any physical symptom worse. Ask your behavior therapist about the possibility of learning self-hypnosis or meditation to help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Meclizine Hydrochloride (Definition)

Meclizine hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Antivert (Definition)

Antivert is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more